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PIIiGRILIAGE TO ANDOVER, 
V/EDNESDAY. OCTOBER 12 




COPYRIGHT 1910 BV L. D. SHERMAN 



Amprtran Inari (E^ntfttnml, 19in 



PILGRIMAGE TO ANDOVER 
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12 



Itinerary and Dedication Service 



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IMPORTANT NOTES TO PILGRIMS 



Pilgrims' special train leaves North Station. Boston, for Andover at 
9 o'clock. A. M. Special tickets must be secured. 

Guides will be at Andover station to accompany the Pilgrims on the 
Itinerary. Any feeling unable to walk to the place of memorial service 
can go by carriage; price. 25 cents. 

In case of rain on Wednesday forenoon, the memorial service will be 
held in the Seminary Chapel. 

The limited time at Andover will not allow Pilgrims to enter the dif- 
ferent halls or houses, with the exception of the Seminary Library. 

There is a room for ladies at the Seminary Library, hrst floor. 

The special electric cars will leave the top of Andover Hill for Brad- 
ford at 11.45. Any of the Pilgrims not furnished with tickets for that trip 
should procure them of the Andover guides before the cars start. 

Returning from Bradford, the special (railway) train leaves Haverhill 
Bridge station at 4 o'clock. P. M. 



Bctiication of Cflblct 

IN MEMORY OF 

THE SEVEN MISSIONARY STUDENTS 

OF 

ANDOVER SEMINARY IN 1810 



At Rabbit Rock on Arrival of the Special Train from Boston About 10 A. M. 



Rev. M. W. Stackpole, Minister of Phillips Academy, Presiding 



<Drtier of .^crbice 

HISTORICAL STATEMENT Rev. Prof. E. Y. Hincks, D.D. 

UNVEILING OF TABLET 

Rev. James Austin Richards, grand-nephew of James Richards, of the Missionary Band 
PRAYER . . . Rev, George A. Hall, grandson of Gordon Hall, of the Missionary Band 
ADDRESS 

Rev. Robert A. Hume, D.D., of India, Andover Seminary, 1873, and son of Rev. Robert W. Hume, 
missionary in India, Andover Seminary, class of 1837 

HYMN, " The Morning Light Is Breaking " 

Written by Samuel F. Smith, while a student in Andover Seminary, 1830 

Tune, IV ebb. 

The morning light is breaking, See heathen nations bending, 

The darkness disappears. Before the God of love, 

The sons of earth are waking And thousand hearts ascending. 

To penitential tears; In gratitude above; 

Each breeze that sweeps the ocean While sinners now confessing. 

Brings tidings from afar. The gospel call obey. 

Of nations in commotion. And seek the Saviour's blessing. 

Prepared for ZicMi's war. A nation in a day. 

Blest river of salvation. 

Pursue thy onward way; 
Flow thou to every nation, 

Nor in thy riches stay; 
Stay not till all the lowly 

Triumphant reach their home; 
Stay not till all the holy 

Proclaim. "The Lord is come!" 

BENEDICTION 



ITINERARY OF ANDOVER PILGRIMAGE 



From railway station via School, Morton, Main and Wheeler Streets to Rabbit Rock ; thence via Cemetery to 
Seminary and Academy buildings on the Hill. Names in parenthesis are of present residents. 

SCHOOL STREET 

Christ Church (on the left): founded 1835: Rev. Frederic Pahner, D. D., rector. 

South Church (on right): founded 1711; Rev. F. R. Shipman, pastor. Rev. Samuel 
Phillips, pastor 1711-71, was ancestor of the founder of Phillips Academy and of 
Phillips Brooks: Rev. Jonathan French, pastor 1772-1809, and religious teacher in 
the Academy until the founding of the Seminary, was ancestor of Principal 
Stearns. 

Samuel Abbot's House (beyond South Church): built 1792; he was a founder and 
very liberal benefactor of Andover Seminary. (Mrs. Joseph W. Smith.) 

Site of Old "Ministry House" (on left): home of early pastors of South Church, and 
boarding-place of the Washingtons of Virginia and of Josiah Quincy while 
students at Phillips Academy. 

Abbot Academy: founded 1829; Miss Emily ]\Ieans, principal: AIcKeen ^Memorial 
Building. Draper Hall, Abbot Hall (the tirst academy), the John-Esther Art 
Gallery. Many graduates of the academy have become foreign missionaries. 
Opposite is the Draper home. 

MAIN STREET 

Old Commons House (on right, corner of Morton St.): built 1809. in rear of Semin- 
ary: boarding-place of the theological students until 1845. 

"America House": in lower room, at right of porch, Samuel F. Smith wrote "]My 
country, 'tis of thee," in 1832. when a Seminary student. 

Home of Prof. B. B. Edwards, 1840-52; later Mrs. Edwards's young ladies' school, 
"The Xunnery." (Prof. Wm. H. Ryder.) 



Rabbit Rock, at edge of "Missionary Woods": resort of early missionary students; 
memorial tablet on native granite bowlder, brought from "Carmel Woods," and 
erected by the citizens of Andover. 

Chapel Cemetery: opened 1810; burial place of trustees, professors, instructors, bene- 
factors and others associated with the Academy and Seminary. Attention is 
called to Mrs. Stowe's monument, and to the long row of graves of early students 
dying here during their course of study, the first of whom was the lamented 
Congar. Judson's roommate, who died in January, 1810. 

"Old Oak of Andover" (rear of Seminary): ]\Irs. Stowe wrote of it in her time, and 
Eliphalet Pearson in 1807 climbed it to locate the future "divinity, college"; tra- 
dition adds the story that Schauffler, whose room was in the fourth story of 
Bartlet Hall above it, played his famous flute in its branches; under it all the 
3500 students of the century have sat or walked. 



SEMINARY 

Phillips Hall: northern one of three buihlinj^^s; built 1809 by Madame Phebe Phillips 
and her son, Col. John Phillips; the early theological students, including the 
missionary band of 1810, roomed here. Xo. 5, second story, front, corner, was 
the "Syrian" room— Parsons, Fisk, Goodell, Temple, in Xo. 6, second story, back, 
corner. Samuel F. Smith wrote "The morning light is breaking", and "Yes, my 
native land, 1 love thee." 

Bartlet Chapel: built by William Bartlet of Xewburyport, 1818; recitation rooms and 
chapel Used for public worship until 1876. ( Xow Pearson Hall.) 

Bartlet Hall: built also by Mr. P.artlet. 1821. Many well-known missionaries roomed 
here, as Schauffler, Lyman and Alunson, Riggs, Farns worth, Daniel Bliss, Capron, 
Daniel C. Green. Xee-Sima, Hume. In southwest corner room, first story, Elijah 
Kellogg wrote "Spartacus." 

Seminary Chapel (at north end of Elm Walk): built 1876 for use of Seminary and 
Academy. (All these buildings transferred to Phillips Academy on the removal 
of the Seminary to Cambridge in 1908.) 



CHAPEL AVENUE 

Phillips Inn: the "stone house" was built 1828 as a carpenter's shop for theological 
students; residence of Professor Stowe, 1853-64; :\lrs. Stowe's later works written 
here; used several years as Seminary boarding-house, and as inn after burnin*'- 
of Mansion House in 1887. 

"Samaritan House": built by Samaritan Society, 1824. as infirmary for theological 
students; residence of Dr. Elias Cornelius. Secretary of American Board; of 
Professor Stowe, 1852-53 ("Key to Uncle Tom" written here); of Principal 
Bancroft, 1892-1901. (Principal Stearns.) 

Site of Stone Academy (on right): 1830-64; Dr. Samuel H. Taylor, principal. 



MAIN STREET 

Phillips Academy: ]\Iain Building, Science Building. Of^ce Building. Alfred E. Stearns, 
principal. 

Double-Brick House: built 1829; residence of Prof. Edward Robinson; of Dr. Samuel 
H. Taylor. 1837-71; of Principal Bancroft, 1873-92. 

Park House: built 1834; residence of Prof. Thomas H. Skinner, and, from 1836 to 
1900. of Prof. Edwards A. Park. (Miss Agnes Park.) 

Archaeology Building: built by R. Singleton Peabody. 1901; W. K. Moorehead. 
curator; previous buildings on this site were the first Phillips Academy, 1778-86, 
"Squire Farrar's" house, Professor Churchill's house. 



PHILLIPS STREET 
Site of Latin Commons: occupied b}- Academy students. 1831-1902. 
Site of Judge Phillips's House: after 1778 occupied by Principals Pearson, Pemberton, 
Xewnian: after 1808 temporarily by Professors Woods. Griffin, Stuart; place of 
first theological lectures. 1808. and of the missionary conference in 1810: Academy 
boarding house many years. A i>art of Har\ard College library brought here 
during siege of Boston. 
Farrar House: built on Main St. 181 i: residence of "S(iuire I'^arrar." treasurer, to 1864: 
removed here 188 1. 

New Phillips Dormitories (on opposite side of street): the Bancroft, the Taylor, the 
Ando\er, the Eaton. 

MAIN STREET 

Tucker House: built 1880: residence of Professors Tucker and Pease. On this site 

in the olden time was the Judge Phillips store, afterward the Academy farm- 
house and commons. (Prof. E. Y. Hincks.) 
Phelps House: built by William Bartlet in 1809 for Dr. Griffin: occupied by him a 

short time, afterward b}- Prof. Porter. Pres. Justin Edwards. Professors Phelps. 

jMoore and Day. The study in the south wing was a famous conference room; 

Porter's "Rhetorical Reader." Phelps's "Still Hour," and other books written here. 

Just beyond this wing is the garden house used by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps for 

a study. (Rev. M. W. Stackpole. ) 
Woods House: built 1816 l)y bequest of Samuel Abbot; residence of Dr. Leonard 

Woods until 1854; afterward of Professors Barrows, Alead. Gulliver. 
Churchill House: built 1881; residence of Professor Churchill, 1882-1900; removed 

Kjoi; residence of Professor Platner until 1908. 
Site of Mansion House: built by Judge Phillips, 1782; his residence until 1802: the 

"Mansion House" until destroyed by fire 1887; Washington, Lafayette. Jackson. 

Webster and other distinguished guests entertained here. 
Brick House: built 1832; printing house until 1866 of Flagg, Gould and Xewman, of 

Allen, Morrill and Wardwell. and of W. F. Draper, publishing about 400 volumes, 

including the "Bibliotheca Sacra." 
Stuart House: Iniilt 1810 by William Bartlet; residence of Professor Stuart until 

1854; afterward of Professors Thayer. Harris and Arnold. 
Smyth House: built 181 1 by Mark Xewman; occupied by him, later by Professors 

Murdock, Emerson, Shedd, and by Professor Smyth, 1863-1904. Boarding-place 

of Oliver Wendell Holmes when a student in Phillips Acadeni}'. He delivered 

his Exhibition Ode in the IJrick Academy in 1825, and his centennial ode in the 

great tent in front of this house in 1878, on the same ground where President 

Washington received the greetings of the people in 1789. (James C. Sawyer, 

treasurer of Phillips Academy.) 
Site of "Hill Store" (beyond Smyth House): built about 1810; kept by D. and J. 

Shipman; by Dea. Albert Abbott fifty years; printing office of Flagg and Gould. 

1813-32; lirst publications of the Tract Society and the first temperance paper 

("Journal of Humanity") printed here. 



SALEM STREET 

Adarr.s House: huilt 1X03: occupied by Dr. l-.liphrik t l^•ar>^l»n and I'rincipal Jolin 

.\(lam>. ( I'l-df. Win. 15. (Jravo. ) 
Old Brick Academy: l)nilt iSiS. Cliarlo I'.nllincli. arcliitcct; llolnu-^'-^ "cla^-ic lialT": 

afterward .Xcadcnix' .uxinna^iuni ; now .Xcadcniy dinin^C hall. 
Borden Gymnasium: huilt igoj. T.cyond i> the I'.rother.s' hMcdd. 
Brechin Hall Library (>outh end of Idni Walk): huilt i(S66 by Jolin and Peter Smith 

and John Dove, and named for their native town in Scothmd. Rev. W. L. Ropes, 

librarian enieritu>: Dr. (). II. (]ate>, librarian. 



The Piljj:rim.s, after lea\in,u .\ndo\er Mill, will ])ass through Andover Stpiare, 
see:ni4 on the left the Memorial Mall Library, and. a little beyond on Elm St. (at 
rii^dit), the new edifice of the hVee Church, built \^)(.)><: Rev. !•". .\. W'iLon, pa>tor. 

The electric car> in L;<)in,L; to liradford practically 1.^0 over the >ame route taken 
bv the two m:ni^ter^ in the chaise and the seven student.s on foot in June, 1810. 




In the missionary Woods, once extending to this spot, 

THE first missionary STUDENTS OF ANDOVER SEMINARY 

WALKED AND TALKED ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO. AND ON 

THIS SECLUDED KNOLL MET TO PRAY. 

IN MEMORY OF THESE MEN 

adoniram judson samuel nott samuel j. mills 

samuel newell gordon hall james richards 

Luther Rice 

WHOSE CONSECRATED PURPOSE TO CARRY THE GOSPEL TO 
IjEiHEATHEN WORLD LED TO THE FORMATION OF THE FIRST 
fm- AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR FOREIGN MISSIONS. 
IN RECOGNITION OF THE TWO HUNDRED AND FORTY- EIGHT 
: MISSIONARIES TRAINED IN ANDOVER SEMINARY, AND 
IN GRATITUDE TO ALMIGHTY COD, THIS STONE IS SET UP 
IN THE CENTENNIAL YEAR OF THE AMERICAN BOARD, 




PHOTOGRAPH BY COURTESY MR. JOHN ALOEN 



HE ANDOVER PRESS 



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